Modelling within Host Parasite Dynamics of Schistosomiasis

  title={Modelling within Host Parasite Dynamics of Schistosomiasis},
  author={Edward T. Chiyaka and Gesham Magombedze and Lawrence Mutimbu},
  journal={Computational and mathematical methods in medicine},
  volume={11 3},
Schistosomiasis infection is characterized by the presence of adult worms in the portal and mesenteric veins of humans as part of a complex migratory cycle initiated by cutaneous penetration of the cercariae shed by infected freshwater snails. The drug praziquantel is not always effective in the treatment against schistosomiasis at larvae stage. However… CONTINUE READING